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Startup Daily TV: NSW tech, innovation & science minister Alister Henskens on the state’s $800 million plan for startups

- June 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW budget, announced last week, delivered the single-largest investment in scientific research, innovation and technological development in the state’s history – $832.7 million boost over four years.  Total investment topped $1.1 billion with $270 million also announced to boost to biomedical research, on top of $119.1 million over 10 years for RNA research and… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Melbourne biotech Tessara Therapeutics has developed a ‘mini human brain’ to help find better drugs to treat diseases such as Alzheimers

- April 13, 2022 2 MIN READ

Melbourne-based biotech company Tessara Therapeutics has developed microscopic 3D models of healthy and diseased brain tissues that can be used by researchers to study and discover better, more effective drugs to treat neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. The ground-breaking technology has been called RealBrain, developed by a team of neuroscientists and biomaterials experts. Because… Read more »

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STARTUP DAILY TV: Media startup Ukufu, the ‘Spotify of news content’, is on a rapid rise

- April 8, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney media startup Ukufu, a AI-powered news content aggregator, is on a rapid rise with more than 50,000 users downloading the Android to stay up to date with what’s happening in the world. Founded by Kevin Garber in 2019, Ukufu.com (pronounced oo-koo-foo), whose previous startup was the Twitter management platform Manageflitter, was inspired by Spotify, how… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Senator Andrew Bragg reveals review into cryptocurrency taxation in Australia

- March 21, 2022 2 MIN READ

The Australian government has released the Terms of Reference for a review into the taxation of digital transactions and assets such as cryptocurrency as part of its ongoing plan to embrace and regulate the digital assets sector.  Appearing on Startup Daily TV today, Senator Andrew Bragg, who led the Senate Select Committee on Australia as… Read more »

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Canva’s co-founders are revealing the secrets behind building $40 billion company at a free two day conference, Canva Create

- November 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Canva co-founders Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins and Cameron Adams will talk about what it takes to scale a company from a living room concept to a global $40 billion company, at the company’s free digital event, Canva Create, tomorrow. Canva Create runs November 16-17, and has a special focus on startups as part of the… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Climate Salad’s Mick Liubinskas has mapped the incredible ANZ climate tech sector

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Tech entrepreneur Mick Liubinskas has mapped the Australian and New Zealand climate tech ecosystem to give everyone a better view of the big picture when it comes to dealing with climate change. His new venture, Climate Salad, has set out to help startup founders building technology solutions to climate problems get more customers, find great people… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Microsoft Director of Startups Emily Rich on what the tech giant looks for in companies they back

- September 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

Emily Rich, director of Microsoft for Startups, APAC and partner at M8 Ventures, is on the judging panel for the Pitch Perfect virtual event this Thursday, September 30, at 4pm. Ten local startups will pitch live for more than $200,000 worth of Microsoft Azure cloud credits and more at the event, hosted by Startup Daily and… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: All about NFT Fest, the new, free, day-long deep dive into non-fungible tokens this Thursday

- September 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

A world-first Australian event delving into the emerging space of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is being held online this Thursday, September 30. NFT Fest features more than 45 speakers from across Australia and the world with a range of panel discussions and debates about developing and delivering NFT technology solutions and the potential for startups, marketplaces… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Here’s a chance to score Microsoft backing worth $200,000 for your startup

- August 25, 2021 2 MIN READ

Startup Daily and Microsoft Australia are shining the spotlight on Australian startups in the Pitch Perfect competition. Ten Aussie startups will be invited to pitch for more than $200,000 worth of Azure cloud credits, plus a hefty marketing and promotion package at the Pitch Perfect virtual event hosted by Startup Daily and Microsoft Australia. In… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Save the Children’s Impact Investment Fund backs edutech startup Inquisitive

- July 27, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Aid agency Save the Children Australia has backed a second startup with its Impact Investment Fund, taking an equity stake in education company Inquisitive. Save the Children Australia CEO Paul Ronalds said the investment is an exciting opportunity to increase Inquisitive’s social impact for children in low socio-economic areas, especially rural and remote areas, and schools… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Bede Moore on Antler Australia’s latest investment plans as it backs 13 new startups

- June 11, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Antler Australia has invested in 13 new early-stage startups for its Autumn cohort.  The ventures in the fourth cohort reveal a changing business model for the early-stage VC, which is backing both startups built with Antler and accelerated cases that joined the VC platform as an existing business. At the same time, Antler also launched a… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Educonnect helps international students find the right Australian uni course to study

- April 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

  Educonnect founder Pramesh Khadka describes his digital platform as like Finder or Canstar for Australian tertiary education courses. It helps international students make better and informed choices about the best university course to study in Australia giving them the ability to search, compare and connect with tertiary institutions. Pramesh, a 20-year veteran of education… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Foresense Technologies is using AI to help retailers target ad to passing shoppers

- March 3, 2021 2 MIN READ

Pioneering presence detection technology company Foresense Technologies Ltd is preparing to list in 2021 having recently raised more than $2.7 million in equity capital. The company will use the funds the roll out of digital sensors across Australian and international bricks and mortar retail outlets as it seeks to connect the virtual world to the… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Digital lender WLTH is raising a $5 million seed round just months before a series A

- February 26, 2021 2 MIN READ

Digital lending and payments provider WLTH has opened $5 million seed funding round. The Brisbane-based fintech will use the funds to accelerate the growth of its proprietary technology platforms, ahead of the upcoming launches of its B2C payments app ‘WLTH Pay’ and loyalty program ‘WLTH + Loyalty’, as well as make key hires for its… Read more »